TIMOTHY LEE

Director and Founder, LCSW

 

Director and Founder – LCSW – Licensed Therapist, State of New York, and a CSAT (Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist) and S-PSB. He earned his MSW from New York University. Tim has trained with Patrick Carnes, Ph.D., Doug Weiss, PH.D, as well as at the Psychodrama Institute New York and Keystone ECU in Chester, PA.

Through private practice, Tim provides therapy to individuals and couples who are experiencing difficulties relating to sex addiction and compulsive behavior. For six years, he was a board member of The Society for The Advancement of Sexual Health , which publishes a scientific journal on sexual compulsivity and hosts an annual conference to provide educational sessions on the treatment of sex addiction. He is a member of IITAP (International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals), and was also a founding member of Addiction Therapy Professionals, a professional group of therapists specializing in the treatment of sex addiction. Before starting his private practice, Tim worked at various addiction treatment centers in the New York City area, including Hazelden of New York.

A licensed pilot, Tim enjoys flying and hiking in his leisure time. He is also an avid traveler and history buff. Tim and his wife live in Manhattan.

KATHLEEN KELLEY

Director of the Family Program

 

Director of the Family Program . MDiv. LMFT, is a NYS licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in the treatment and recovery of individuals, couples and families struggling with addictions. She is also an expert working with couples in crisis due to sexual addiction and compulsivity.

In addition to recently joining New York Pathways, she is managing director and faculty practice member of the Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute in NYC. Kathleen holds a Master of Divinity and is a candidate for a doctoral degree from The Catholic University of America specializing in family systems. In addition, Kathleen has extensive training in marriage and family therapy as well as psychoanalysis from The Blanton Peale Institute in New York City, The Bowen Family Center in Washington D.C. and The Western Pennsylvania Family Center in Pittsburgh

Kathleen has worked in the field of addictions for over 15 years including for the last 7+ years as part of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians at the Hazelden Foundation in NYC where she served as the Family Program Coordinator. Kathleen has extensive experience developing and facilitating process and psycho-educational groups for spouses, partners and loved ones of people struggling with a variety of addictions.

HARVEY WEISSMAN

Primary Therapist – LCSW, CSAT

 

Primary Therapist – LCSW, CSAT

Harvey is a graduate of the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College and is a licensed therapist in the State of New York specializing in the treatment of sexual addiction and compulsivity. Harvey utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), EMDR, motivational interviewing, mindfulness-based practices, and Gestalt techniques to help people regain agency in their lives. A member of the New York Pathways multidisciplinary team, Harvey works with people struggling with addiction, as well as their partners and loved ones who may be affected by the addiction as well.  He provides individual therapy and facilitates psycho-educational and process-oriented group therapy.

CHRISTOPHER M. SHEA

Primary Therapist – LMSW, CASAC,
CSAT Candidate, EMDR

 

Primary Therapist – LMSW, CASAC, CSAT Candidate, EMDR. Christopher has been in the addiction treatment field since 2009.  His interest in human behavior, trauma, and recovery has earned him a Master of Social Work degree from New York University.   He also holds credentials as a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) and candidacy as a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT). Christopher is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals.

Christopher is experienced in working with people suffering from addictions, trauma, and co-occurring mental disorders.  He is formally trained in using EMDR to treat PTSD.  He facilitates psycho-educational lectures and the practices of DBT, CBT, and 12-Step Recovery.  He treats addicted individuals, their partners, and couples working towards relationship restoration.

He has specialized experience in working with LGBTQ populations as both a facilitator of a gay men’s groups and as a peer counselor at Identity House. He provides culturally competent mental health services in the form of individual and group therapies to a wide variety of populations. Through his dedication and commitment to helping people heal their lives, Christopher sets and achieves a high standard for his proficiency and integrity as a mental health professional.

ELIZABETH LACY

Clinical Supervisor, LCSW, ACST

 

Clinical Supervisor, LCSW, ACST – Licensed Psychotherapist, State of New York, and ACST, Advanced Certification in Schema Therapy, Clinical Supervising and Training. She earned her MSW from SUNY Albany. Liz trained with Jeffrey Young, PhD, founder of Schema Therapy and Wendy Behary, LCSW, at the New York Schema Institute specializing in complicated trauma, anxiety disorders and addictions.

Liz provides therapy to individuals, groups and couples who are experiencing difficulties relating to problematic sexual behaviors and intimacy disorders. She is also considered an expert in the treatment of complicated trauma and anxiety disorders through the use of Schema Therapy and other evidence-based models of treatment such as Cognitive Processing Therapy, Exposure Therapies and CBT. Liz serves on the Training and Supervision Committee of the International Society for Schema Therapy. She also provides clinical supervision to our therapists.

In the past, Liz served for 14 years as executive management for not-for- profits in NY and the Hudson Valley, providing clinical direction, conducting outcome research, continued quality improvement and innovative program development.

Liz is an avid cyclist and runner, currently training for her first half marathon! She lives between Manhattan and New Paltz, NY with her husband and two dogs, “her girls”.